Your Oversigning Bowl Open Thread

By 11W Staff on November 5, 2011 at 6:50p
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NOBODY WINS IN THE OVERSIGNING BOWL

 

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SEATTLE BUCKEYE's picture

Oversigning is a myth everyone, I mean ESPN has never reported on it before /sarcasm

Nerkbuckeye's picture

Was watching Wisconsin beat up on Purdue and Mike Patrick and Craig (asshole) James couldn't help themselves in talking about the big game tonite with the two best teams in the country.
They have "22 mature starters" "who have been shaving for a while". Also arguing that maybe they should do a rematch for NC.

I say--B1G teams could have "22 mature starters" "who have been shaving for a while" if B1G  would allow oversigning and the culling each year of recruiting mistakes. B1G wants to win ball games and B1G may not be perfect, but B1G certainly looks after football student athletes better than the conference that prides itself on winning the last 5 NCs.

Funny how announcers calling games never mention of how those rosters get stacked with talent.
 

(call me sour grapes)

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The LSU vs. Ala game strengthens the case as to why Urban Meyer needs to be OSU’s next coach.  

CGroverL's picture

I understood everything except for the last sentence. Not really but "give a Buckeye a chance", man...If Meyer was the coach, wouldn't you want him to have 3 years to turn things around? Fickell deserves the same. The team is not great, especially on the offense, but improvement is happening and I can see a Big Ten championship next year WITH Fickell. Can't you see it, too?

"I hope they're last in everything"

Thanks, Urb!

Northbrook's picture

Well said. Yes I can see it next year and maybe this year too.

Bucksfan's picture

I've been contending all week that there is a good possibility that neither one of these teams will even make it to the SEC championship.

22buckeyebrown's picture

i hope both of these teams play terrible...

741's picture

Is it possible to have two Game(s) of the Century in one century? (Or did I miss that we vacated 2006 wins too?)

Is the south living in the same century as we are?

Nerkbuckeye's picture

Not only is this game the "Game of the Century", if you watch the ESPiN documentary RollTide/War Eagle--some are claiming that the Alabama/Auburn rivalry is the greatest rivalry in college football.

I say "excuse me?"

CGroverL's picture

...and they call it the "Iron Bowl". What??? I guess that's one way to make sure that Alabama's teams go to bowl games...

"I hope they're last in everything"

Thanks, Urb!

BuckeyeChief's picture

Yeah, but apparently Bama was really dick-ish to Auburn, going so far as refusing to play in there shitty stadium for years. F*ck 'em both.

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

ShowThemOhiosHere's picture

At least CBS mentioned the '06 game.  But I think we should wait to apply the "Game of the Century" tag until AFTER the game.  What if Alabama wins 50-7?  What then? 

Class of 2010.

Dethsyth47's picture

Think CBS is happy the ESECPN gave them all that free advertisement for the big game that's on tonight? CBS didn't even have to show any commercials for this game.

BuckeyeChief's picture

All I know is that Arkansas should be blowing SCar out. Arkansas recievers have a knack for getting open and dropping the ball.

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

22buckeyebrown's picture

not even close, turd. they should have replace him with one of their extra recruits...

Bucksfan's picture

Hmm...LSU clamps down, and Alabama with a missed field goal early?  Looks like an average college football game if you ask me.

22buckeyebrown's picture

LSU throws an INT and bama returns to the 3 yd line but turns it back over on a botched snap. bama gets a safety and the rest of the game consists of 3 n outs... final score: bama 2, LSU 0. game of the century...

Dethsyth47's picture

I don't mind CBS's SEC bias because they are supposed to be the SEC Network and they are honest about it. ESPiN on the other hand.........

Bucksfan's picture

That was a long-ass timeout.

Bucksfan's picture

That was a late hit.

SilverBullet33's picture

I have to put the game on in slow motion just to see the plays develop. #SECSPEED

Nerkbuckeye's picture

yea--sure am glad the replays are in slow mo or I could ever see who made the play

Nerkbuckeye's picture

That was a bit rich. Gary Danielson blamed Jarred Lee's interception on a low snap. I thought he just threw a bad pass.

Bucksfan's picture

What channel is this game on?  I thought they said it was going to be a game between the best 2 teams in the nation, best game in 100 years.  I can't seem to find it.

Dethsyth47's picture

Great Special teams play there Tide

Nerkbuckeye's picture

Saban is going to have to start oversigning place kickers

GlueFingers Lavelli's picture

was that a Vern Lunquist Ha?   every game you can count on it.  HA....

 

funny how old vern didn't even know who was on offense for two plays. LSU gets a long completion on a horribly thrown ball, and he calls it an int.

Dustin Fox was our leading tackler as a corner.... because his guy always caught the ball.

The Vest-er's picture

Saban on signing day: "it's not an advantage to sign five kickers. You never know when one isn't going to qualify academically or when one is going to get hurt or when one is going to choke in the game of the century. Normal stuff."

Fundamentals are a crutch for the talentless.

Bucksfan's picture

I know it's only early 2nd quarter, but I gotta say this game is just about as overhyped a game as any have ever been.  0-0, LSU hasn't come close to scoring and has a pick, Alabama has missed 3 field goals with 2 different kickers.

Dethsyth47's picture

I'm sure this is going to be spun into "Great SEC defensive play." instead of inept offenses playing football.

BuckeyeChief's picture

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

SilverBullet33's picture

Ha ha. Exactly what we're taking about here. No question these guys have talent, but this game certainly hasn't been played very well.

BuckeyeChief's picture

Yeah, I'll be flipping between SCar/ Arky and KState/OkState

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

Dethsyth47's picture

Wow 3-0 with less than 4 to go in the first half. Game of the Century indeed.

AltaBuck's picture

Hey Saban U MAD BRO?

I have been known on occasion to howl at the moon. - Crash Davis

Nerkbuckeye's picture

After witnessing Saban's tantrum on the sidelines-- I must admit--I'm impressed the way Fickell can stay cool, calm and collected when the shit hits the fan.

 

rampageripster's picture

These are two really good defenses... and two mediocre offenses

Cause I couldn't go for three

rampageripster's picture

when did Shugarts transfer to LSU?

Cause I couldn't go for three

AltaBuck's picture

Jefferson is a threat to drop kick

I have been known on occasion to howl at the moon. - Crash Davis

Nerkbuckeye's picture

They cut Saban's mic on that half time interview-- CBS was afraid he'd drop the f bomb

Bucksfan's picture

If this was a Big Ten game, and it was 3-3 at halftime with 3 missed field goals, they'd be saying just how awful these teams are.

CGroverL's picture

I second that! 

"I hope they're last in everything"

Thanks, Urb!

The Vest-er's picture

Saw on twitter: Saban going HAM on the sidelines means at least one person's college career is ending."

Fundamentals are a crutch for the talentless.

BuckeyeChief's picture

Q: After the game, do both teams lock arms chant "SEC!SEC!" with the crowd?

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

Nerkbuckeye's picture

Hey-- I think I just saw one of the bands do a script SEC

BuckeyeChief's picture

LMAO.

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

The Vest-er's picture

They try to do it, but get halfway through and they forget how to spell it

Fundamentals are a crutch for the talentless.

BuckeyeChief's picture

Those ND helmets are still an eyesore.

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

BuckeyeChief's picture

Sometimes, sideline reports make me feel stupid because I heard them.

Thanks for that, Holly Rowe!

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

Nerkbuckeye's picture

I just thought of something. If the Tat5 would have just kicked the shit out of a bunch guys outside a bar on High St and got arrested for battery, they would all be playing this year

BuckeyeChief's picture

Yes. They could also steal laptops and smoke weed; it's cool bro!

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

CGroverL's picture

I can buy that synthetic weed stuff up the street...until they take the last 3 packs off of the shelf. Anyone ever tried that stuff besides that top 5 QB recruit that got busted for it last week?

"I hope they're last in everything"

Thanks, Urb!

BuckeyeChief's picture

No, never, but I have lost alot of Sailors because of it. It's is illegal in the Military, and now in Virginia.

I want no part of it.

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

ShowThemOhiosHere's picture

Synthetic stuff gives you more of a headache than a real high.  Keep it traditional. 

Class of 2010.

Menexenus's picture

Indeed.  Too true...

Real fans stay for Carmen.

SEATTLE BUCKEYE's picture

There is still time left, but this game is not living up to the hype

741's picture

I'm fighting the urge to take the nap of the century.

Menexenus's picture

Ha!  :-)

Real fans stay for Carmen.

Nerkbuckeye's picture

Some one on Bama's staff should sue Saban for creating a hostile work environment.

NCBuck1's picture

I bet if we could get Bauserman in the game there would be some serious offensive. These qb's are terrible.

Am I the only one sick of them talking about julio jones?

Nerkbuckeye's picture

Hope this is Jared Lee's last year or next year he'll be playing at Southeast North Dakota Jesuit University.

buckeyechad's picture

Im rooting for lsu, but i actually felt relieved that bamas kicker made it... if he missed three fg's i would actually fear for his safety.

Run_Fido_Run's picture

This has been a scintillating kick scrimmage so far.

dsbgobux's picture

I don't want to hear anything about OSU's offense after watching this load of crap. I thought that the SEC apologists always bragged about how exciting their brand of football is. This game doesn't even come close to 2006 OSU/Mich pre-game warm-ups!

Buckeye in PA purgatory

CGroverL's picture

The screwy part of it is that the SEC defenses have fallen off a bit in the last 3 years. 

"I hope they're last in everything"

Thanks, Urb!

ShowThemOhiosHere's picture

But these are the best two defenses in the nation!  Surely we should excuse the offenses for only putting up 2 FGs each so far, right?  /sarcasm

Class of 2010.

Run_Fido_Run's picture

But these offenses have never had to deal with the ridiculous speeeeed of an SEC defense before! Oh wait, on second thought . . .

poop's picture

Herbie is jerking it in the booth somewhere.

CGroverL's picture

Where is Erin when you need her? Did I say that out loud?

"I hope they're last in everything"

Thanks, Urb!

AngelHeartsBuckeyes's picture

Let-down of the Century

Buckeye born and bred. Buckeye til I'm dead.

ShowThemOhiosHere's picture

So far, both teams have individually been outscored by the Philadelphia Flyers, who scored 9 goals against the Blue Jackets tonight.

Class of 2010.

M tots's picture

I was hoping that was a joke, but to my dismay it was not... the Blue Jackets really are that bad

BuckeyeChief's picture

I cannot fathom how hard both the Jackets and Browns try to build a franchise and it fails every God D*mned time. Never fails.

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

741's picture

Theoretical common denominator: Ownership and front office that don't know what the f**k they are doing.

P.S. Here we go Steelers!

Menexenus's picture

Ouch!  Good thing we Columbus residents bailed out the Bluejackets with our tax money (so that they can play to an empty arena).  Wouldn't want a near winless team to leave for another city, would we?

Real fans stay for Carmen.

Bucksfan's picture

This is pretty weak.

Run_Fido_Run's picture

Are we sure this isn't an Australian rules football game?

Bucksfan's picture

Positive.  The game would be 54-35 by now.

Bucksfan's picture

Saban is a bonehead for putting a 1-footed Maze out there to return a punt.

JakeBuckeye's picture

The best play of the Game of the Century so far has been a punt. This is just too great.

Run_Fido_Run's picture

Yes, JT is loving this game.

CGroverL's picture

AWWWW! Low blow, brother....low blow....

"I hope they're last in everything"

Thanks, Urb!

Buckeye Chuck's picture

Secondary play in this game has been phenomenal, but aside from that, it's hard to believe these are the 2 best teams in the country.

The most "loud mouth, disrespect" poster on 11W.

Tubbo9's picture

Long time reader, first time poster. I can't take it anymore. Over/Under on undwear changes by Danielson and Lundquist calling this game tonight? I'd say 9. These guys are overbearing!

Thoroughly enjoy the site, the spirited debate and insight.

Go Bucks!

 

M tots's picture

LOL. Certainly every time Wing from LSU has come out to punt, they have needed a change of drawers

CGroverL's picture

Very sexy post...does the SEC really suck this bad?

"I hope they're last in everything"

Thanks, Urb!

JakeBuckeye's picture

Dude, if you really think the SEC sucks you're insane. I hate them, but they are a great football conference (oversigning or not.)

Run_Fido_Run's picture

Bama can pin LSU down here with a play action arm punt to the 3 yd line.

ShowThemOhiosHere's picture

Looking at a 9-6 OT game I think here, lmao

Class of 2010.

The Vest-er's picture

If Andrew Luck is Peyton Manning 2.0, which I believe he is, I'll take Stanford over both of these teams

Fundamentals are a crutch for the talentless.

Run_Fido_Run's picture

LSU needs to gain 25 yds here so they can punt with a little waggle room.

The Vest-er's picture

Sec is a freakin dirty undisciplined conference

Fundamentals are a crutch for the talentless.

The Vest-er's picture

That douche should have been ejected

Fundamentals are a crutch for the talentless.

GlueFingers Lavelli's picture

But the honey badger doesn't give a shit. Tyrann Mathieu is probably the dirtiest, trash talking db I've ever seen. He clubs a guy under the facemask, and SEC strokers will defend him.

Dustin Fox was our leading tackler as a corner.... because his guy always caught the ball.

JakeBuckeye's picture

LSU will win the game on this drive. As much I hate to see either of these coaches win this game, I prefer Miles over Saban. Saban is probably the only head coach in college football that I assume to truly be a bad person in and outside of his job.

CGroverL's picture

I prefer CRABS over GONORRHEA! Oops. I said something out loud again, didn't I?

"I hope they're last in everything"

Thanks, Urb!

The Vest-er's picture

Saban thinks Bud Kilmer is a good dude

Fundamentals are a crutch for the talentless.

ShowThemOhiosHere's picture

If Drew Basil was kicking for Alabama, they'd have this game won 12-6

Class of 2010.

Bucksfan's picture

Wow, we're going to OT because no one could move the football with any consistency.  So, now they're going to decide it by placing the ball on the 25 for each team, when the ball rarely crossed that line in regulation.  It's like the rule book is being invoked because the game was too hard.

JakeBuckeye's picture

How incredibly sad is it that even the crowd seems to be completely out of this game? The announcers are the only ones who are still claiming this to be a great game.

SEATTLE BUCKEYE's picture

Its the Game of the Century alright, if you like missed field goals and bad offense!

CGroverL's picture

I always say that the Bucks have the best and worst fans in CFB. All of you tonight were certainly part of the best. Take care, brothers and sisters, see you soon. Go Bucks!

"I hope they're last in everything"

Thanks, Urb!

BuckeyeChief's picture

The KState/ OkState game is pretty good.

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

JakeBuckeye's picture

Incredible game. I'm rooting for Okie State to win the national championship, actually.

I can't say I would mind Mike Gundy in a scarlet and grey coaching polo shirt next year, either.

Run_Fido_Run's picture

I don't know. That game is bad for the opposite reason.

JakeBuckeye's picture

Uhhhhhmmmmmmmm...

No defense is about 100x more viewable than no offense.

Run_Fido_Run's picture

I'm going to remember this Game of the Century for at least 8 minutes after it's over.

The Vest-er's picture

If you run into your grandchildren in the next 8 minutes, you'll tell them where you were on this historic day

Fundamentals are a crutch for the talentless.

Menexenus's picture

:-)  That made me LOL.

Real fans stay for Carmen.

Dethsyth47's picture

Snoozefest of the Century. At least Ohio State - Michigan '06 more than lived up to the hype.

M tots's picture

Do you give the advantage in OT to Alabama with Richardson at RB?  Or to LSU with a more experienced QB in Jefferson?  I'm leaning towards LSU myself...

madhatterhater's picture

I give it LSU since their Kicker can make a field goal!

 

go bucks

Tubbo9's picture

Danielson: "Verne how does Superman win this game?"

Lundquist: "Gary, how does Superman beat Superman?"

Danielson: "It's easy Gary, the SEC wins this game!"

Lundquist: (coughs...smokes a cigarette....reapplys chapstick)

 

Run_Fido_Run's picture

LOL! "And I remeber LSU's epic 3 yd winning drive!"

ShowThemOhiosHere's picture

Freaking wow. 

Class of 2010.

poop's picture

Well that FG kicker lost his scholarship. Off to North-by-Northwest North Dakota Community College for him.

madhatterhater's picture

Yeah Saban will oversign kickers this recruiting season

go bucks

madhatterhater's picture

I would think LSU would want to run towards the middle of the field to set up the kicker.

go bucks

Run_Fido_Run's picture

Ice the kicker! Because the game wasn't frozen enough already.

Bucksfan's picture

And now we just bide time until Arkansas knocks LSU off at the end of the year to win the SEC West.

buckeyechad's picture

she said it lived up to the hype.... ha

rampageripster's picture

That game sucked... I don't care who you are

Cause I couldn't go for three

madhatterhater's picture

If I was either of these kickers I would leave the state of Alabama right after the game.  OSU has a crazed fanbase, but Alabamains are crazy.  I bet the domestic violence calls will be off the charts tonight.

go bucks

The Vest-er's picture

Lol. Lived up to the hype

Fundamentals are a crutch for the talentless.

Dethsyth47's picture

Lived up to the hype. Really? I mean really?

 

Bucksfan's picture

Honored to face that team again?  What?!  Your team should have lost 15-6.  Take your lumps and go play someone else.

Run_Fido_Run's picture

I demand a rematch! Just like Hollyfield v. Tyson - I desperately wanted to see a rematch of that fight, too.

AngelHeartsBuckeyes's picture

Lol. Play of the game was a field goal. If this was the game of the century, the mayans must have been right....

Buckeye born and bred. Buckeye til I'm dead.

Buckeye Chuck's picture

"Lived up to the hype"--yep, all I heard in these two weeks of hype was that it was a sure thing no one would cross the goal line in 3 1/2 hours of football.

The most "loud mouth, disrespect" poster on 11W.

rampageripster's picture

Herbie just called it a classic.... smh

Cause I couldn't go for three

BuckeyeChief's picture

Good ol' Frosty Tips!

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

BuckeyeChief's picture

I can't wait for someone at ESPN in College Football coverage to write a tell-all book about this era.

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

SilverBullet33's picture

I love defense. More than offense but throwing picks into double coverage or to the DB directly doesn't make it good defense. What I saw was two offenses that couldn't keep up with the SEC speed.

BuckeyeChief's picture

WTF is Kstate doing? never seen that before. Also, how long has fake OSU been doing that?

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

GlueFingers Lavelli's picture

primer helmet osu will lose because they can't play defense. All Kansas State did the entire game was run options and QB draws. 

Dustin Fox was our leading tackler as a corner.... because his guy always caught the ball.

BuckeyeChief's picture

It did look like primer!

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

GlueFingers Lavelli's picture

You'd think T. Boone Pickens could pony up some money for paint. Those uniforms are hideous. I'm glad we only sell out our tradition once a year. The day we wear a black jersey will be the day you find my body floating down the Olentangy.

Dustin Fox was our leading tackler as a corner.... because his guy always caught the ball.

22buckeyebrown's picture

if that really was the "game of the century" then i dont think i want to watch college football for about the next 88 seasons

jfrank373's picture

Rematch! Wow. Both of those SEC offenses made Ohio State look like cutting edge.

M tots's picture

eSECpn is now asking fans if they would like to see a rematch for the MNC.  Are you kidding me? So we could watch THAT again?? 

onetwentyeight's picture

Lived up to the hype as in both teams were evenly matched, and would destroy anyone else in the country. 

 

Lived up to the hype as in ... uh "exciting" or "even remotely fit to watch for human beings?" ... not so much...

AcrossTheField11's picture

This is, was, and always will be the "Game of the Century"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWbfJK_tBbo&feature=related

Time and change will surely show how firm they friendship... O-HI-O.

GlueFingers Lavelli's picture

The UCLA game was a better watch, hell even Notre Dame was more entertaining. No doubt the SEC has some tough defenses, but neither of those offenses look impressive. Penn State has a terrible offense, and they scored on Bama.

Dustin Fox was our leading tackler as a corner.... because his guy always caught the ball.

GlueFingers Lavelli's picture

Stanford is balanced, and will win the title, proving you can do it the right way with good kids, and excellent academics..... like Notre Dame has been trying to do for a few decades. 

Dustin Fox was our leading tackler as a corner.... because his guy always caught the ball.

poop's picture

It would be awesome if they did it against LSU. I really hope this happens.

GlueFingers Lavelli's picture

I agree, an SEC team has to lose a title so they'll shut up. If Stanford, Boise, or Ok St. win it, the SEC talk won't ever end. What will ESPiN do with no sec team to stroke?

Dustin Fox was our leading tackler as a corner.... because his guy always caught the ball.

GoBlu's picture

Don't where to post this, but I hope you guys murder Penn State ang give those (edit: it isn't all of them) an epic BEATDOWN

KenK's picture

With all of Saban's oversigning nonsense, you'd think he'd find a kicker somewhere.

Johnny Hooker: "He's not as tough as he thinks". Henry Gondorff: "Neither are we".

slippy's picture

Top article on ESPN.com right now is WoJo against a rematch.  At least someone there is sensible.

 

"Classics don't have four interceptions, four missed field goals, 13 penalties, one fumble, one botched punt return and zero touchdowns. A punter shouldn't be the best player on the field in a classic.

Bottom line: Only a classic is worthy of a Jan. 9 rematch in New Orleans. And this wasn't one of them."

 

http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/7198549/no-need-see-seque...

Menexenus's picture

Good for him!  Truth from ESPN???  I guess even a stopped watch is right twice a day.

Real fans stay for Carmen.

The Vest-er's picture

Wouldn't it be sweet if this was 2006 sec edition. Two teams that everyone is convinced are the best teams that have rosters filled with future nfl players (through the help of oversigning in this case). That go to their bowl games and get schwacked. Andrew Luck after the game saying "We played 4 or 5 teams in the Pac12 that are better than that." kellen Moore throwing for 500 yards against bama. Bama fans insisting that they lost because they didn't want to play in the lousy sugar bowl. Not saying it's true, but one can hope

Fundamentals are a crutch for the talentless.

Bucksfan's picture

Alabama already recently lost in a Sugar Bowl they didn't want to play in against an undefeated Utah team.  It didn't seem to affect anyone's perceptions of their talent level in the slightest.

Not saying I don't wish the same thing as you, but since 2006, I've been wishing for that exact same sort of backlash to happen against the SEC and every year it keeps getting worse.

faux_maestro's picture

Thanks for this. You just warmed my heart:)

Inní mér syngur vitleysingur

RBuck's picture

Yep, the lame of the century. Yaaaaawwwn

Sorry, couldn't help myself.

"It's just another case of there you are". ~ Doc (1918-2012)

eric_gobucks's picture

Game of the Century still > Tebow

toledobuckeyefanjim's picture

That "Game of the Century" was as dull as watching the Browns beat Seattle in a field goal battle two weeks ago. Dull as game as I've ever seen. CBS's SEC shills were trying to make it exciting. Yeah, like watching my grass die in the winter.

faux_maestro's picture

Cris Carter just told it right on Mike&Mike. He said they need to learn about the forward pass in the SEC and that the offense was pathetic, it wasn't "great defense".

 

On a side note, I generally don't listen to those two dopes but the car radio was on 97.1 and I heard CC talking so I left it there.

 

P.S. Did Duron end up at Alabama? I didn't watch much of that game but what I did see I never heard his name.

Inní mér syngur vitleysingur

M tots's picture

He's at Alabama but I believe he is (still) academically ineligible.  He is able to practice though... He played LSU QB Jordan Jefferson on the scout team